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Record 11760

Reading Experience:

'My dear Anna, I have been very far from finding your Book an Evil I assure you; I read it immediately - & with great pleasure. I think you are going very well.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 30 Nov 1814
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Hans Place
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Jane Austen
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 16 Dec 1775
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Novelist
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Anna Lefroy
Title: unpublished story
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Manuscript: Sheet
Publication details: never published
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11760  
Source - Print  
  Author: Jane Austen
  Editor: Deirdre Le Faye
  Title: Jane Austen's Letters
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1995
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 284
  Additional comments: Letter from Jane Austen to Anna Lefroy (nee Austen), Wednesday 28 September, from Hans Place, London.

Citation: Jane Austen, Deirdre Le Faye (ed.), Jane Austen's Letters (Oxford, 1995), p. 284,, accessed: 21 March 2023

Additional comments:



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